Sunday, February 5, 2012

Syria: Russia And China Veto UN Resolution



A UN Security Council resolution over ongoing violence in Syria has been vetoed by Russia and China.

The vote - which came as angry crowds of protesters attempted to storm the Syrian embassy in London - saw all the other 13 council members, including the UK, US and France, voted in favour of the resolution.

France's President Nicolas Sarkozy condemned the veto and revealed he wanted to create a 'Friends of Syria' group that would seek a solution to the crisis. Read More